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The Best Bookshops in Mexico City, Mexico

Hung-Ya Lien takes us on a tour of the best bookshops in Mexico City, Mexico. If there’s a bookshop that you […]

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    Book Review: In Secrecy’s Shadow: The OSS and CIA in Hollywood Cinema, 1941-1979 by Simon Willmetts

Book Review: In Secrecy’s Shadow: The OSS and CIA in Hollywood Cinema, 1941-1979 by Simon Willmetts

In Secrecy’s Shadow: The OSS and CIA in Hollywood Cinema, 1941-1979 provides an extensive historical account of the birth and […]

Book Review: Intoxication by Jean-Luc Nancy

What is the relationship between philosophy, poetry and intoxication and should we expect ‘a sober or drunk discourse’ on […]

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    Book Review: Of Remixology: Ethics and Aesthetics after Remix by David J. Gunkel

Book Review: Of Remixology: Ethics and Aesthetics after Remix by David J. Gunkel

Is remix a revolutionary creative practice or an illegitimate stealing of other people’s work? In Of Remixology, David J. […]

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    The Long Read: What Will We Do in the Post-Work Utopia? by Mareile Pfannebecker and J.A. Smith

The Long Read: What Will We Do in the Post-Work Utopia? by Mareile Pfannebecker and J.A. Smith

The Refusal of Work: The Theory and Practice of Resistance to Work. David Frayne. Zed Books. 2015.

Inventing the […]

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    Book Review: Social Theory for Alternative Societies by Matt Dawson

Book Review: Social Theory for Alternative Societies by Matt Dawson

In Social Theory for Alternative Societies, Matt Dawson shows how alternatives have been a feature of sociological thinking since its […]

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    The Materiality of Research: ‘Textual Autopoiesis: Extending Minds and Selves’ by Miranda Anderson

The Materiality of Research: ‘Textual Autopoiesis: Extending Minds and Selves’ by Miranda Anderson

In this feature essay, Miranda Anderson reflects on how notions of the mind and the self, and the key role […]

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    Book Review: The Language Animal: The Full Shape of the Human Linguistic Capacity by Charles Taylor

Book Review: The Language Animal: The Full Shape of the Human Linguistic Capacity by Charles Taylor

In The Language Animal: The Full Shape of the Human Linguistic Capacity, seminal philosopher Charles Taylor examines the central role […]

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    Book Review: The Trouble with Pleasure: Deleuze and Psychoanalysis by Aaron Schuster

Book Review: The Trouble with Pleasure: Deleuze and Psychoanalysis by Aaron Schuster

In The Trouble with Pleasure: Deleuze and Psychoanalysis, Aaron Schuster explores Gilles Deleuze’s complex relationship with psychoanalysis, in particular […]

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    Book Review: Presumed Intimacy: Para-Social Relationships in Media, Society and Celebrity Culture by Chris Rojek

Book Review: Presumed Intimacy: Para-Social Relationships in Media, Society and Celebrity Culture by Chris Rojek

What kind of relationships are fostered by contemporary network society and celebrity culture? In Presumed Intimacy: Para-Social Relationships in […]

Book Review: The Philosophy of Design by Glenn Parsons

In The Philosophy of Design, Glenn Parsons provides a well-structured discussion of the philosophy of design, drawing upon his […]

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    Book Review: Be Creative: Making A Living in the New Culture Industries by Angela McRobbie

Book Review: Be Creative: Making A Living in the New Culture Industries by Angela McRobbie

In Be Creative: Making a Living in the New Culture Industries, Angela McRobbie addresses how the encouragement to foster […]

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    Book Review: Curationism: How Curating Took Over the Art World and Everything Else by David Balzer

Book Review: Curationism: How Curating Took Over the Art World and Everything Else by David Balzer

If everything can be ‘curated’, what happens to the figure of the curator? In the award-winning book, Curationism: How […]

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    Book Review: Book Review: Rituparno Ghosh: Cinema, Gender and Art edited by Sangeeta Datta, Kaustav Bakshi and Rohit K. Dasgupta

Book Review: Book Review: Rituparno Ghosh: Cinema, Gender and Art edited by Sangeeta Datta, Kaustav Bakshi and Rohit K. Dasgupta

Rituparno Ghosh: Cinema, Gender and Art is the first scholarly study undertaken on Bengali filmmaker Rituparno Ghosh. Editors Sangeeta Datta, Kaustav […]

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    The Materiality of Research: ‘The Materiality of Facts and Fiction: Recomposing Myself from the Sickbed’ by Charlotte Wegener

The Materiality of Research: ‘The Materiality of Facts and Fiction: Recomposing Myself from the Sickbed’ by Charlotte Wegener

In this feature essay, Charlotte Wegener ‘recomposes’ her writing from her sickbed. Drawing inspiration from the work of novelist A.S. […]

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